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County To Celebrate The Armed Forces Community On June 26th

County To Celebrate The Armed Forces Community On June 26th

Staff and elected members at the region’s largest local authority will celebrate civilian and uniformed personnel on a national day to honour the armed forces community. Durham County Council will mark Armed Forces Day 2021...
Invitation To Join This Year's International Climate Change Debate

Invitation To Join This Year’s International Climate Change Debate

Schools across County Durham are being invited to collaborate with children and young people from around the world to learn, think and discuss climate change ahead of this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference...
Local Businesses Awarded £5.4 Million To Accelerate Growth

Local Businesses Awarded £5.4 Million To Accelerate Growth

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded £5.4 million in grants to 21 companies from across the county, helping to create over 500 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund is a £8.9 million capital...
Aycliffe Secure Children's Home Receives 'Outstanding' Status By Ofsted

Aycliffe Secure Children’s Home Receives ‘Outstanding’ Status By Ofsted

A secure children's home in County Durham which provides high-quality, specialist accommodation for young people between the ages of 10 and 18 has retained its ‘Outstanding’ status following a recent inspection. Durham County Council’s Aycliffe...
New Chief Executive Appointed At The Living Museum Of The North!

New Chief Executive Appointed At The Living Museum Of The North!

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to announce the appointment of Rhiannon Hiles as its Chief Executive. Rhiannon has been appointed by Beamish’s board of trustees, following a comprehensive recruitment process, and...
County Durham Families Invited To The Outdoor Festival IncludFEST

County Durham Families Invited To The Outdoor Festival IncludFEST

Deaf and disabled children and young people and their Families from County Durham are invited to attend IncludFEST, a FREE-TO-ATTEND outdoor accessible and inclusive arts festival taking place at Ushaw College in Durham on...
Local Charity Supporting Communities As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

Local Charity Supporting Communities As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

As COVID restrictions continue to ease, Durham Community Action are working with the Ballinger Charitable Trust this Summer to distribute a small number of grants across Derwent Valley, Teesdale and Weardale to support community...
Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment

Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment

Individuals, groups and businesses who have gone the extra mile to help improve the environment in County Durham in the past year are being invited to be recognised at a special awards ceremony. This week...
Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

An established County Durham family funeral business is celebrating a century of serving its local community. Alderson’s Family Funerals had its roots established in 1921 in Ushaw Moor when Robert William Alderson founded a joinery...
Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers

Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers

Durham’s independent retailers are joining the national Totally Locally Fiver Fest, and inviting shoppers to enjoy special offers for two weeks from this coming Saturday, 12th June. The fifth National Totally Locally Fiver Fest will...

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